24 Jonathan Gonzales
24 Jonathan Gonzales
Height: 6-0
Weight: 245
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Buda, Texas
Previous College: Temple JC
Position: 1B/RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

TEMPLE COLLEGE: Played for head coach Craig McMurtry at Temple College … team record of 32-16 in 2010 and 29-16 in 2011 with a 16-8 conference record … hit for a .361 batting average with 44 RBI and six home runs as a freshman … batted .313 with 28 RBI, seven home runs, while also collecting three saves and one win as a pitcher during sophomore season … the Leopards qualified for the JUCO World Series and finished fifth and were also regional and conference champions … earned second Team all-conference honors in his final season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Doug Ragsdale at Jack C. Hays High School in Buda, Texas … his senior year, he finished the season with a .548 batting average and 48 RBI, while adding six wins as a pitcher … helped his team to the District 17-4A District Championship, Bi-District Championship, and an area finalist appearance after going 27-2 … as a senior he earned Austin American Statesman Centex player of The Year, Rawlings first Team All-American, Centex All-Star Team, Texas Sports Writers Association All-State first team first base and MVP District 17-4A … holds school record with 17 home runs during the 2009 season … as a junior, the team took the District 26-4A District Championship, di-district championship, area championship and a quarterfinals appearance with a 19-14 record … went 26-9, the team earned District 26-4A District Champs, Area Champs, Quarter Final Champs and Regional Semi-Finalist … in 2008 he was named All-District first Team 26-4A and sophomore year garnered All-District second Team Utility Infielder 26-4A.

PERSONAL: Jonathan Wayne Gonzalez was born on Sep. 28, 1990, in San Marcos … son of John G. Gonzalez and Rita Gonzalez … has a younger sister, Monica R. Gonzalez … majoring in business.